(FixThisNation.com) – The House Judiciary Committee and the Manhattan district attorney reached an agreement over the subpoena which was compelling a former prosecutor involved in the probe in the Donald Trump case to testify.
On Friday, the two sides compromised and the former prosecutor is now expected to be deposed on May 12, instead of having to testify this week as was originally scheduled. The panel is going to now have the chance to get the deposition they were looking for, while the District Attorney is going to get the time to protect the former prosecutor’s “privilege and interests.”
In a previous statement from a DA spokesman, they noted that they had been “successful” in blocking the immediate deposition which allowed them to have the necessary time to protect “the District Attorney’s privileges and interests” by reaching an agreement with the House Judiciary Committee.
They further stated that they were “pleased” with this resolution as it helped them guarantee that the questioning is going to occur “in the presence of our General Counsel on a reasonable, agreed upon timeframe.”
The district attorney, Democrat Alvin Bragg, had also appealed a lower court’s ruling earlier that week that had allowed the House of Representatives committee to depose Mark Pomerantz, who prior to his resignation had led the Trump probe until February 2022. The panel’s chairman is Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, one of Trump’s most vocal allies.
Pomerantz, following this ruling, was scheduled to provide his testimony on Thursday, however, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put the testimony on hold.
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